Chris McCain - May 15th
Chris McCain a Director in the Networking and Security Technologist group at VMware. In addition to being a dual VCDX in DCV and NV Chris is also a VMware Certified Instructor and holds numerous other industry certifications. Chris joined VMware in December of 2013 to help build the NSX training and certification portfolio after 15 years of running his own consulting, training, and content development company. Chris lives in St Petersburg, FL with his wife and two sons.
Sab Gosal - May 15th
Sab Gosal is the Segment Director for Network Security & Appliances at Intel's Network Communications Division, bringing over 22 years of experience working in the Communications and Security industry. Prior to Intel, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Sensory Networks, a high-growth company that developed innovative deep packet inspection software technology that Intel acquired in late 2013. In earlier years, Mr. Gosal served as Vice President of Marketing at Verilink Corporation, a publicly traded leading provider of broadband access solutions. Sab has also held senior product management roles at companies that include Cisco Systems, StrataCom and Fujitsu. Mr Gosal holds a Bachelors degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of North Wales, Bangor, UK.
Nathan McMahon - May 22nd
Solution Architect, Avi Networks a VMware Company Nathan McMahon has 20 years of load balancing expertise and runs Avi Networks' in-person training workshops around the globe. He was the Solution Architect at F5 Networks for more than 12 years before joining the founding team at Avi Networks.
Tarun Viswanathan - May 22nd
Tarun Viswanathan is currently a Platform Solution Architect in Intel’s Network Platform Group and is responsible for driving the adoption of Intel ingredients in the constantly evolving world of security deployment models.
Tarun started his career as a Network Security Engineer and moved on to the role of a Security Architect responsible for data protection, endpoint protection and cloud security prior to taking on his current role as an Enterprise Platform Solution Architect. Tarun holds the CISSP and CCSK certifications and has three US patents. He has been with Intel for over 20 years.
Jay Thontakudi – June 22nd
Jay Thontakudi is a Senior Product Marketing Manager at VMware’s VeloCloud Business Unit. He has over 20 years’ experience working with major Enterprise, Service Provider and Data Center customers in different Product Management roles, to design and deploy next generation of network infrastructures.